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Montana Offender Re-Entry & Risk Assessment (MORRA)

Monday, October 26, 8:00 AM » Tuesday, October 27, 5:00 PM

Montana Offender Re-Entry & Risk Assessment (MORRA)

WATCh West – Warm Springs

Instructor: Jim Pagels

Date-Time-Location:
October 26-27, 2020  Monday-Tuesday
8:00am – 5:00pm (each day)  

 

WATCh West                            Montana State Hospital                         Warm Springs MT

 

To Register Contact:
Jim Pagels
(406) 916-8304
JPagels@mt.gov

Purpose:

Research has demonstrated that the use of certain practices in criminal justice decision making can have a profound effect on reducing offender recidivism. One of these practices is the use of validated risk and needs assessment instruments to inform the decision-making process.

Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Increase participants knowledge of MORRA risk based assessment system
  • Teach effective interview skills to attain information to complete assessment
  • Attain certification to be able to administer MORRA
  • Understand the importance of criminogenic needs and how they relate to recidivism

Who should attend: Staff that are in direct contact with offenders and are responsible for offender case management. Case Managers, Unit Managers, Institutional Probation and Parole staff, Board of Pardons and Parole.